Networking and Social Media in Graphic Design

Many work opportunities (including freelance work) within the creative sector are not advertised. It is therefore, essential that you are pro-active in your search for work. In the 21st century the most efficient way of networking with others in the creative industry is through social network sites. 

They are invaluable as a means of seeking out professional opportunities, keeping abreast of local / national exhibitions and events, as well as showcasing your work. In addition to the more mainstream social networks such as facebook, linkedin and twitter, there are many more that are creative industry focussed. These include: 

In addition to the more mainstream social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitterthere are many more that are creative industry focussed. 

 

Some very useful tips on managing your online professional profile (mistakes to avoid) can be found at: your online presence

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 15:25